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Coordinated by your personal concierge, a schedule is tailored to your professional goals and company priorities.


Complimentary Pass

Inventive learning, renown speakers, executive networking. All free to you.


Travel Reimbursement

$200 of your travel is covered if you’re trekking over 100 miles to attend.



Your first night’s stay is on us and a discounted rate is available thereafter.


5 Star Catering

All of your meals and libations are complimentary throughout the event.

Join the Distinguished Upper Tier of the Supply Chain

A curated audience reserved for the senior level of the Fortune 500 and mid-market puts you in exceptional company.


Affluent Peers

Meet the people just as invested in advancing Supply Chain practices as you.


Influential Leaders

Learn valuable strategy components from today’s very best.


Proven Solutions

Meet industry leading solution providers, hand picked for your priorities.



Take this unprecedented opportunity to connect with high profile execs.

A curated experience to cultivate achievement

Based on your specific areas of responsibility, challenges and interests we’ll craft a personal agenda that paves your path to success.


Days of Insight

Jump in the discussion through focused educational sessions and networking opportunities.


Innovative Sessions

Keynotes, plenary sessions, industry panel discussions, case studies and more.


Networking Opportunities

Tie into contemporaries and mentors interested in the same avenues of opportunity as you.


Research Meetings

Meet one-on-one with executives delivering on the solutions that are shaping the industry.

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Peer-Led Education

The SCOPE Steering Committee consists entirely of your contemporaries, meaning we tackle the themes that have profound significance to your performance and your company.


Key Themes

close Minimizing Risk through Supply Chain Visibility

While supply chain visibility was once considered a white glove feature, it has quickly transformed into a mandated necessity. Your informed customer base demands it and technology has cracked open a new world of risk mitigation and optimization opportunities. From technology selection to best practices, we’ll give you the leg-up and spare you the headache of operating below the curve.

Learn how to create optimal conditions for your people to achieve innovation, realize their potential, and find true fulfillment in the workplace. Experts will discuss the finesses of managing the evolving manufacturing landscape and the pursuit of attracting and retaining qualified talent.
Artificial intelligence, blockchain, automation, robotics IoT, IIoT and the like have transformed every aspect of procurement. We’ll help you nail down this soup of buzz-words info an effective strategy for technology driven processes, backed by case studies and proven best practices.
Industry experts will cover a range of proven strategies to effectively measure and minimize transportation costs. Navigate the ins and outs of successful 3PL partnerships, last-mile delivery, contract negotiation, driver shortage solutions and more.
Address some of the most pressing challenges that come with Warehouse Management. We’ll cover labor, automation, inventory, WMS selection, fulfilment demands and more to improve your day-to-day operations and cut costs.

High Profile Speakers

Strategic endeavors and skillful insights from 30+ seasoned executives address the challenges in managing today’s supply chain.


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Kim Brown

VP of Global Logistics and Brand Supply Chain

Quality Bicycle Products

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Douglas Ubel

Vice President Supply Chain

Milbank Manufacturing Company

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Mike Abrams

Corporate Vice President, Global Distribution Operations

Future Electronics

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Keith Woods

Group Director - Logistics

The Coca-Cola Company

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Christine Cantarino

Director, Global Procurement Process and Tools (Formerly)

Dell Technologies

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Frank Lazowski

Vice President of Global Supply Chain

JR Automation

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Ryan Martinez

Director of Distribution

Tarte Cosmetics

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Joseph Postiglione

VIce President, Chief Procurement Officer

National Basketball Association

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Snehal Bhatt

Chief Procurement Officer

University of California, Irvine

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Apollon Fanzeres

Chief Procurement Officer

Laureate Education

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Matthew Venezuela

Senior Director of Operations

Nature Nate's Honey Company

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Brett Myers

Global Head of Cost and Value Engineering for Power Service Division

Siemens AG

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Steven Grover

Executive Vice President, Purchasing & Development


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Jason Moll

Vice President of Retail Distribution

Ashley Furniture Homestores

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Albert Schyman

Director, Global Logistics

GCP Applied Technologies

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Ayall Sagi

Vice President of Operations & Supply Chain

TriMark USA

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Prasad Juvekar

Director of Digital Transformation - Supply Chain


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Stephan Wegfehrt

Director, Facility and Warehouse Operations

Bogen Communications

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Jonathan Wright

Global and NA Lead for Cognitive Process Reengineering

IBM Global Business Services

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Gerard Smith


GRMS | Global Risk Management Solutions

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Mark Messina

Chief Operating Officer, Americas


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Steve Wilson

Vice President, Industrial Technology


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Ty Levine

Marketing Director, Americas


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Haroon Syed

Vice President of Commercial Development, Van Truckload

Schneider National

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Jose Minarro

Managing Director, US/MX

Sunset Transportation

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Sarah Eggleston

Director of Sales & Product Development, US/MX

Sunset Transportation

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Mark Schenecker

Vice President, SAP Procurement and Networks

SAP Ariba

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Robin Kies

IT Manager - Transportation Applications


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Jennifer Ulrich

Director at Source One


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Jay Raulerson Jr.

Global Director, Supply Chain Solutions


2020 Full Agenda

Your personal concierge will craft a custom schedule based on your interests and priorities. View the complete agenda below.

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Supply Chain Leadership Strategies
Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Optimization
Demand Planning and Consumer Volatility
Disruptive Technologies and the Supply Chain
Procurement Strategies & Sustainability
Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Partnerships
Workforce and Talent Management
Adoption of Rising Technologies
Warehouse Management and Optimization
Strategies to Increase End-to-End Visibility
Supplier Partnership Management

Welcome Cocktail Reception & Registration


Breakfast Buffet


Targeted Research Meetings

MondayBreakout Presentation

close Evaluating the Impact of AB-5 on Transportation & Home Delivery

Reducing Costs with Transportation Management StrategiesAshley Furniture Homestores - Vice President of Retail Distribution

Description: Regulations and mandates that kickoff in California or New York usually find their way to middle America shortly after. This trend will likely remain true for the California Assembly Bill 5, which was set into effect on January 1st. This new bill will impact companies’ transportation and home deliveries in various ways. In this session we will explore the impact that AB-5 currently has on transportation in California and how to prepare if AB-5 comes to your state or becomes a federal law.

Key Takeaways:

  • The impact AB-5 has on cost, service times, compliance, capacity and independent contractors
  • The current status of AB-5 and its national impact
  • Next steps to prepare for transportation if AB-5 enters your state


Jason Moll
Vice President of Retail DistributionAshley Furniture Homestores
MondayBreakout Presentation

close How Robots and A.I. Increase Efficiency and Save Money for Your Warehouse Operations

Warehouse Management and OptimizationGeek+ - Chief Operating Officer, Americas

From increased labor cost, to inherent inflexibility of fixed-infrastructure, traditional warehouse and fulfillment center operators are facing progressively complex logistic challenges today. Advances in technology of robots and A.I. can alleviate and eliminate such issues, by increasing operational efficiency and ultimately enhancing competitive advantages for those investing in robotics solutions.


Mark Messina
Chief Operating Officer, AmericasGeek+
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Attracting Talent is Important, How Can You Retain Them?

Workforce and Talent ManagementNational Basketball Association - Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer

Companies that develop leaders versus managers is critical in attracting and keeping high potential talent. Leaders understand and practice emotional intelligence and handle performance management differently.

Key Takeaways:

  • The importance of understanding and mastering emotional intelligence
  • The importance of relating to employee’s on a deeper level
  • The importance of re-engineering performance management


Joseph Postiglione
Vice President, Chief Procurement OfficerNational Basketball Association
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Warehouse Automation & Robotics Preparedness

Warehouse Management and OptimizationNature Nate's Honey Company - Senior Director of Operations

Shortages in labor are causing more and more distribution centers to consider automated processes. In this session you’ll learn what you can do now to make your warehouse more efficient, what warning signs to watch out for, how to prepare for these changes and what technologies are available.

Key Takeaways:

  • How can you layout your warehouse for optimal efficiency?
  • What is driving the move to automation?
  • What types of automation technologies are available?
  • What advances are being made in scanning devices?


Matthew Venezuela
Senior Director of OperationsNature Nate's Honey Company
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Supply Chain Transformation

Supply Chain Strategies to Increase VisibilityStratus Technologies - Vice President of Services Delivery and Supply Chain

Undertaking the job of transforming a global electronics supply chain can be risky business. What are the prerequisites that must be addressed in a detailed plan before the journey begins? What are the success factors? How do I get executive “buy in” and support for every step of the journey? This transformation requires expert planning, collaboration, rigorous follow up and precise execution. Learn how one mission critical technology provider made it a success story.

Key Takeaways:

  • Leave the conference with a playbook for developing and leading your company’s Supply Chain Transformation
  • Taking pragmatic and contemporary approach will allow you to lead with confidence; knowing that this time-tested formula has been employed multiple times before, each achieving transformation success on time and on budget!
  • Developing your company’s Supply Chain transformation with confidence.


Dave Harrington
Vice President of Services Delivery and Supply ChainStratus Technologies
MondayBreakout Presentation

close What to Know If You Are Implementing a Foreign Trade Zone in Your Distribution Center

Regulatory Changes and Keeping up with ComplianceFuture Electronics - Corporate Vice President, Global Distribution Operations

Implementing a foreign trade zone is a complex undertaking, which requires careful navigation to avoid costly delays, and possible compliance violations.

Key Takeaways:

  • Know your business and understand if a foreign trade zone is right for you
  • Ensure you select strong and experienced partners to help you navigate the complexities
  • Be prepared to be the tip of the spear in a lot of instances


Mike Abrams
Corporate Vice President, Global Distribution OperationsFuture Electronics
MondayBreakout Presentation

close “Get off my dock!!” – How to cost effectively clean (ware)house!

Warehouse Management and OptimizationTarte Cosmetics - Director of Distribution

A brief overview of warehousing cost optimization strategies to improve the efficiency of warehousing operations. This session will discuss topics such as warehouse layout, process path analysis, outbound loading effectiveness, and more.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding the impact of process path rates.
  • How does layout impact efficiency?
  • Labor Management, and how it is eating your budget.



Ryan Martinez
Director of DistributionTarte Cosmetics
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Build Smarter Supply Chains

Minimizing Risk through Supply Chain VisibilityIBM Global Business Services - Global and NA Lead for Cognitive Process Reengineering

Disruptions are inevitable, but you can be better prepared with a supply chain that’s agile, scalable and integrated across ecosystems. Learn how IBM clients are capitalizing on AI and blockchain to design intelligent workflows that deliver better business outcomes and turn disruptions into opportunities for customer engagement and growth.


Jonathan Wright
Global and NA Lead for Cognitive Process ReengineeringIBM Global Business Services
MondayBreakout Presentation

close They Accepted My Offer - Now What?

Workforce and Talent ManagementQuality Bicycle Products - VP of Global Logistics and Brand Supply Chain

On-boarding is the first impression an employee has of an organization. A poor onboarding experience can set the tone for the rest of their employment and make retention of that employee that much more difficult. This presentation will provide you with tools to improve your chances of retention!


Key Takeaways:

  • What does a good on-boarding process look like?
  • Onboarding checklist to help you set a good first impression
  • Importance of treating current employees moving into new jobs the same as new employees


Kim Brown
VP of Global Logistics and Brand Supply ChainQuality Bicycle Products
MondayBreakout Presentation

close The True Power of Intelligent Spend and What it Means for Your Organization

Strategic Sourcing and Contract ManagementSAP Ariba - Vice President, SAP Procurement and Networks

Intelligent spend management is dependent on transparent workflows and transactions to deliver visibility and intelligent reporting. In this presentation, you will hear how solutions from SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP Concur work together to track your spend across every source and every category and take intelligent action.  Understand why it is important to move away from traditional silos, and why stakeholders from Finance, procurement, and supply chain need to work together to gain a unified view of their spending and centralize spending across suppliers. You will also get the scoop on the latest trends, where customers can find success, and what’s coming in the future with intelligent spend management.


Mark Schenecker
Vice President, SAP Procurement and NetworksSAP Ariba
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Transforming a Supply Chain Team into a Digitized Era

Adoption of Rising TechnologiesTTI Group - Vice President of Supply Chain

If you find your company still living in Excel and planning outside of the system, it’s time to transform your supply chain into the digital era. Through a strategic roadmap of people, processes, and technology, you can transform your supply chain into an agile group making more accurate decisions to get the right product, at the right time, and at the right place.

Key Takeaways:

  • Digitization of Supply Chain takes the right people, the right processes in order to make the technology a success.
  • Gaining buy in is critical to ensuring a high adoption rate.
  • Creating a strategic road-map is the key as it identifies the key milestones to making it successful in your organization.


Megan Mishler
Vice President of Supply ChainTTI Group



Targeted Research Meetings

MondayBreakout Presentation

close Creating Value Through Negotiation

Strategic Sourcing and Contract ManagementThe Gap Partnership - SVP, Consumer Goods Americas

All companies put different value on different aspects of negotiation depending on their corporate priorities. The more you understand your counterpart’s priorities, the more you understand what incremental value can be created through negotiation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Creating Satisfaction in Negotiation
  • Understanding Power Dynamics in Negotiation
  • Behavioral Impact on Negotiation Outcomes


Scott Chepow
SVP, Consumer Goods AmericasThe Gap Partnership
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Supply Chain Planning for High Growth and Financial Accuracy

Strategies to Increase End-to-End VisibilityPalo Alto Networks - Director of Operations

For a high growth company, ensuring supply coverage that allows for a high level of flexibility in meeting financial targets can be a business imperative. Additionally, the use of tools and processes that enable near real-time views of supply and demand allow for fine-tuning of plans outside of the S&OP cadence. In this presentation, we will review how the S&OP process and collaboration with IT and contract manufacturing has allowed the supply chain to stay nimble and meet financial targets.

Key Takeaways:

  • Aligning supply to demand
  • Supporting financial targets
  • Visibility and staying nimble


Jonathan Morgan
Director of OperationsPalo Alto Networks
MondayBreakout Presentation

close One Mile at a Time - The Journey Towards Smart Logistics

Transportation Management Strategies to Reduce CostsBayer - Director of Digital Transformation - Supply Chain

Sharing Bayer’s journey from conventional Logistics to customer focused organisation. Differentiated Customer Experiences tailored to individual needs. Roadmap of Digital capabilities development to Data driven Culture. Value proposition beyond cost savings to customer value and Sustainability.

Key Takeaways:

  • Customer Experience Leads the shift from Cost focus
  • Driving Data Centric Culture in Logistics
  • Logistics Visibility as a core functionality
  • Empower Cross functional Talent integration in Global environment


Prasad Juvekar
Director of Digital Transformation - Supply ChainBayer
MondayBreakout Presentation

close SRM - Why Do We Need It and What Are The Benefits?

Supplier Partnership ManagementUber - Global Head of Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain & Logistics

This session will focus on the framework, practice, benefits and process for interacting with suppliers.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding of the benefits/value of your business relationship
  • Understanding of roles & responsibilities between Strategic Sourcing and the Business in SRM ownership
  • How can we work better with our supply base?


Neil Aronson
Global Head of Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain & LogisticsUber
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Curbing Sales/Customer Behavior Through Continuous Operations Processes Improvement

Warehouse Management and OptimizationTriMark USA - Vice President of Operations & Supply Chain

Continuous operations processes improvement; the ever evolving process to constantly approve and strive for perfection.

Key Takeaways:

  • Only well defined processes and policies will resolve issues
  • Processes and policies are never “complete”
  • Processes and policies will always require updating


Ayall Sagi
Vice President of Operations & Supply ChainTriMark USA
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Value Creation with Emerging Technologies

Adoption of Rising TechnologiesUniversity of California, Irvine - Chief Procurement Officer

Adoption of emerging technology is crucial in today’s environment by adding significant value to a project, yet can be daunting for procurement staff and organizational constituents. This presentation will cover three innovative tools that help streamline processes, and how to enhance cross-functional collaboration.

Key Takeaways:

  • Implementing innovative tools to streamline processes
  • Overcoming challenges of resistance to adoption of new technologies
  • Enhancing cross-functional collaboration and breaking down silos
  • Increasing value for constituents


Snehal Bhatt
Chief Procurement OfficerUniversity of California, Irvine
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Numbers Tell a Story...Are We Listening?

Enforcing Best Practices for Warehouse Management and OptimizationNature Nate's Honey Company - Senior Director of Operations

We will take a look at the relationship between numbers and people. Understanding how these two go hand-in-hand will help you set relevant goals to drive your business forward.

Key Takeaways:

  • Before you can reduce cost, you have to understand your baseline
  • Have the talent to elevate your company’s vision
  • Align key performance indicators with the goals of the organization


Matthew Venezuela
Senior Director of OperationsNature Nate's Honey Company
Monday Breakout Presentation

close Developing Entrepreneurial Leaders is Your Strategic Advantage

Workforce and Talent ManagementKSB-GIW Minerals - Director - Supply Chain

Developing a team of entrepreneurial leaders is a strategic advantage in any market. Market leaders in every industry deliberately develop leaders who continually innovate, improve processes and build relationships internally and externally. Time spent growing teammates that execute adaptive support and are comfortable making decisions with imperfect information while building effective relationships is the foundation for transformational growth.

Key Takeaways:

  • Defining the Ideal Leader
  • Develop a strategy to train and retain key leaders
  • Attract and retain transformational leaders
  • Create a dynamic environment that deliver better, faster and cheaper


Todd Heussner
Director - Supply ChainKSB-GIW Minerals
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Talent Management - From Base Camp to Summit

Workforce and Talent ManagementLaureate Education - Chief Procurement Officer

In this workshop you we will discuss the important competencies for Procurement and the different proficiency levels required for each position. You will learn how to create a matrix for competencies vs. proficiency and ways to evaluate where your staff is in the matrix. Will discuss he Mastery Model as one of the tools that can support you on this journey.

Additionally we will discuss how to increase the engagement of teams. Will cover Positive Leadership in Action, Talent Development and Rewards & Recognitions.
By the end of the workshop the participants will be able to start their own journey to create engaged and successful teams.


Apollon Fanzeres
Chief Procurement OfficerLaureate Education
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Managing changing technologies in 3M's Global Transportation Network

Transportation Management Strategies to Reduce Costs3M - IT Manager - Transportation Applications

Join this session to learn about American multinational conglomerate 3M and their business transformation journey with SAP TM, including their business challenges, implementation results, and lessons learned.

We’ll talk about 3M, some key facts, and take a deep dive into their global Transportation Management, including an example of freight invoicing functionality and how it impacts value to the business.

– 3M at Glance
– Journey of Business Transformation
– Key Facts
– Scope of 3M Transportation Management with SAP

Key Takeaways:

  • Challenges of implementing transportation and ERP in a phased approach
  • Benefits of enhancing standard SAP TM Freight Invoicing Functionality
  • Lessons learned from an implementation of global transportation strategy


Robin Kies
IT Manager - Transportation Applications3M
MondayBreakout Presentation

close How to Create an Effective Global Logistics Procurement Strategy

Logistics and Distribution StrategiesGCP Applied Technologies - Director, Global Logistics

This presentation will focus on developing and implementing an effective global logistics strategy and a “day in the life of” a future logistics buyer.

Key Takeaways:

  • To develop an effective global logistics strategy there are four key steps:
    a. “Set the Stage” – (Baseline Framework Developed, Current Strategy Review and New Beliefs – Identify what must change).
    b. “Data” – (Pull together and organize raw data; spend, challenges, theories, beliefs and assumptions).
    c. “Business Risk Analysis” – (Determine what and where is the greatest risk for your business).
    d. “Create a Control Plan” – (Metrics, Milestones and Road Map).
  • The future for a logistics buyer – “A Day in the Life Of” You will learn about the future environment a buyer will work.


Albert Schyman
Director, Global LogisticsGCP Applied Technologies

Industry Dinner


Breakfast Buffet

TuesdayKeynote Presentation

close From Vision to Results: Building Smarter Supply Chains

Supply Chain Strategies to Increase VisibilityIBM - Global Lead, Supply Chain Insights Offering for Watson Supply Chain

Supply chain is at an inflection point. Disruptive technologies like AI and blockchain are gaining traction and delivering value today for supply chain leaders. Will your organization be disrupted or transformed? Hear how leaders like Lenovo are applying AI and blockchain to quickly increase productivity, reduce costs and exceed customer expectations. You’ll learn how they refined their AI vision and got up-and-running in as little as five weeks. Top use cases, including inbound logistics, inventory insights and supply/demand planning, will be explored.


Rob Allan
Global Lead, Supply Chain Insights Offering for Watson Supply ChainIBM

Targeted Research Meetings

TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Drive Efficiency and Productivity by Optimizing your DC/Warehouse for Success

Warehouse Management and OptimizationWalmart - Senior Director - Supply Chain

As you work to improve performance in your DC/warehouse, having a strong understanding of some key processes will be vital. In this talk, we’ll focus on items that will help you identify and eliminate loss, and fine tune your operations for success.

Key Takeaways:

  • Plan product velocity into your optimization.
  • Minimize touches for improved productivity
  • Build efficiencies in picking and travel


Ken Smith
Senior Director - Supply ChainWalmart
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Automation and the Future of Intelligent Manufacturing

Adoption of Rising TechnologiesJR Automation - Vice President of Global Supply Chain

Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing holds the promise of increased flexibility in manufacturing, along with mass customization, increased quality, and improved productivity enabling companies to cope with the challenges of producing increasingly individualized products with a short lead-time to market and at higher quality and lower cost.

Key Takeaways:

  • Definition and creation of a ‘Smart’ Environment underpinning Intelligent Manufacturing
  • IoT and cloud manufacturing enabling the factory of tomorrow
  • Current trends, investment and state of competition in the market for Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing
  • What the picture looks like today and 3 years out


Frank Lazowski
Vice President of Global Supply ChainJR Automation
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close How Technology Is Used To Run a Decentralized Procurement Organization

Digital Transformation of ProcurementParkOhio - Director Corporate Procurement
The Hackett Group - Senior Procurement Advisor

So many global companies struggle with how to standardize processes and tools across all of their diverse regions and business units. While many companies use different tools for their procurement practices, how many are actually bringing everything together globally? This session will take you through how one very decentralized company with over 30 ERP systems worked with Synertrade to centralize their organization’s focus. Learn the tips, tricks and best practices for making this work in your organization as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • In spend analysis, data wins over emotion every time
  • Finding one source of truth allows for a decentralized organization to save time and money
  • Data is powerful – seeing contracts in one system tells people what they need to look at


Brent Van Scoik
Director Corporate ProcurementParkOhio
Amy Fong
Senior Procurement AdvisorThe Hackett Group
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Rise of the Robots: Is Automation the Answer to the SCM Talent Shortage?

Workforce and Talent Management6 River Systems - East Region Sales Director

Demand for workers at distribution centers is accelerating. Consumer demands around visibility, service options and speed have reached a tipping point. The fight for talent is like Game of Thrones. All of these factors converge to demand more of companies’ fulfillment operations. Without a broader strategy to compete, warehouse operators risk losing it all.

Supply chain professionals at DHL, Office Depot and Lockheed Martin have survived today’s logistical hurdles with a solid strategy and a set of unique tools. In this session, we’ll explore how they get the most our of their workforce, with tips on how you can innovate yours.

Key Takeaways:

  • The business case for automation is improving
  • Fully integrated solutions exist with sub 1 year pay-back
  • Benefits on your operations are multi-fold


Greg Walls
East Region Sales Director 6 River Systems
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Getting a Seat at the Executive Committee Table

Strategic Sourcing and Contract ManagementMallinckrodt - Chief Procurement Officer

Participants will hear sample key attributes that Executive Committee Members care about that warrant CEO and Executive Committee buy-in, support and demonstrated actions. Janice will describe how procurement has become a pivotal part of Mallinckrodt’s future success and what the EC cares about. Audience members will be asked to share their experiences and lessons learned with the broader group.

Key Takeaways:

  • Setting the stage – “how to create a burning procurement platform”
  • Changing the traditional procurement dialogue from “savings” to value capture and strategic business enablement
  • Building Trust


Janice Johnston
Chief Procurement OfficerMallinckrodt
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Central Distribution Center vs. Hyperlocal Fulfillment

Supply Chain Strategies to Increase VisibilityKNAPP - Sales Project Lead

Case Study; Grocery eCommerce Tumbles Over the Tipping Point

E-Commerce in the grocery industry is just one example of what is happening across other industrial sectors. The Amazon Effect and power of the consumer are responsible for a rapidly increasing demand for product that the consumer expects to receive almost on-demand, and free of delivery or shipping charges. At the same time labor is becoming scarce, and more expensive.

One company Takeoff Technologies, in partnership with KNAPP has broken through the glass ceiling, with a revolutionary approach that is a brash challenge to the traditional central distribution center (CDC) model.

Key Takeaways:

  • Insight into current market and business drivers.
  • Understand the key metrics and decision drivers for CDC, versus hyperlocal fulfillment models – and why this new model held the trump card.
  • Understand how you can scale an automated solution?
  • Achieve price, delivery AND quality in an automated solution.
  • Lessons learned…



Martin Estes
Sales Project LeadKNAPP
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Data Inspired Future - Managed Integration Services for Your Information Advantage

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesOpentext - Global Director, Supply Chain Solutions

Today’s digital business ecosystems are flooded with data coming from enterprise systems, external trading partners and connected devices. A key challenge facing companies today is trying to make sense of all this data and derive insights which can help to automate and optimize downstream business processes. Integration is at the heart of ensuring that information flows seamless across the extended enterprise and those companies that can establish a digital backbone or foundation across their business environment will obtain a significant information advantage. This session discusses how taking a Managed Integration Services approach can help companies address many different integration scenarios and allow them to digitize supply chains to enable more automated, sustainable and ethical business operations.


Jay Raulerson Jr.
Global Director, Supply Chain SolutionsOpentext


Executive Steering Committee

Experienced Supply Chain leaders work with us to focus our program on trends that will move the needle at your company.

Steering Committee Members

Lanny MillionChief Supply Chain Officer
Angie GarzaSr. Manager Supply Chain for Data Center Infrastructure
Brandie NotestineCategory Manager - Goods
Enrique PerezDirector, Global Supply Chain
Chef Works
Frank LazowskiVice President - Global Supply Chain
JR Automation
Garet WetzelPrinciple
G Wetzel Supply Chain Consulting
Gregory LogasSr Mgr US Region SC Engineering
Heather QuinnExec Vice President, Operations
Filters Fast LLC
Ike KwonProfessor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management
Center for Supply Chain Management at Saint Louis University
Jay NinahDirector of Engineering & Operations
FTD Provide Commerce
Les KarelSVP, Indirect Sourcing
ARCOP - Arby's Supply Chain Cooperative
Louis CheungHead of Supply Chain and Customer Service
Mandy Shellnut-KniffinDirector, Supply Chain Strategy
Living Spaces
Mitch GaborGlobal Director, Supplier Quality Development
Terex Corporation
Paul MylerVP Supply Chain
Rabah BellirManager Supply Chain and Operations
Richard McDuffieChief Operating Officer
Dunavant Global Logistics Group, LLC
Steven KohlVice President Operations
KOM International Inc.
Yves FiguerolaVP Supply Chain

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Hotel and Travel

Your conference pass includes overnight accommodations, travel reimbursement, meals and cocktail receptions.


The Hotel

The Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Las Vegas

Luxurious accommodations, an Eden-esque pool nirvana complete with waterfalls, sumptuous spa treatments, award winning restaurants, miles of trail and a top notch casino–all overlooking the stunning Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Nestled at the entrance of the Red Rock Canyon National Recreation area,  just minutes from the Strip, Red Rock Resort Casino & Spa offers the best of both sides of Vegas. Enjoy the shows, the gambling, and all the pizazz Vegas is famous for, or feed your thirst for adventure with mountain climbing and exploration. Stunning views and an even more stunning atmosphere make Red Rock one of the best that Vegas has to offer.
Accommodations must be booked through the conference organizers and not through the venue directly. To book your stay please contact:
Red Rock operates a complimentary shuttle to and from McCarran Airport (LAS). The shuttle schedule is located here. Taxis and other ride sharing is also available and cost approximately.
Red Rock Resort, Casino & Spa | 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89135 

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Event coverage is welcome! Passes are available for members of the press meeting industry criteria.


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